Presentations Glossary

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Thursday, February 22, 2018, posted by Geetesh at 9:18 pm

Do you want to link to an Excel file from within PowerPoint? You can then use the typical hyperlink technique. However, click on the link, and you will end up opening your Excel file at the last saved location. What if you always wanted your link to access a particular cell or a range of cells in Excel? This is possible, but you will rarely find this secret option documented at all!

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018, posted by Geetesh at 3:01 pm

Many presenters are used to connecting their computers to projectors or display units and navigating through their slides as they speak to a live audience. Yet, in the recent past, it’s become normal to present from your computer via a webinar, with your audiences spanning different countries and time zones. You can use many webinar options, but did you know that Microsoft included a basic, free option right inside PowerPoint for Windows? This option is known as Present Online, and you’ll learn the basics of using it in the following steps.

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018, posted by Geetesh at 3:11 pm

Among the tabs within Backstage view is the Share tab, that provides you with options to share the current presentation through the cloud via OneDrive. You can also email the presentation as an attachment, a link, or a PDF.

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018, posted by Geetesh at 10:39 am

Tom BunzelTom Bunzel specializes in knowing what other presenters need and how to make technology work. He has appeared on Tech TV’s Call for Help as “Professor PowerPoint”, and is a featured speaker at industry events each year. Tom is also a “technology coach” and does presentation and video consulting in southern California.

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Monday, February 12, 2018, posted by Geetesh at 7:26 pm

PowerPoint add-ins help in adding new capabilities that can polish your presentation in many ways. But when the time comes to uninstall these add-ins for whatsoever reason, you might be surprised to find their menu customizations, such as buttons that represent add-in features still exist! Click those menu extensions and nothing may happen, but these menu options are still there! In another scenario, you may have customized your PowerPoint menus and toolbars to a large extent. Now, you want to restore everything to a pristine state, almost like how the interface looked when you first installed PowerPoint. In either case, it is possible to lose all these customizations. The key to this solution lies in PCB files.

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018, posted by Geetesh at 4:50 pm

Handouts are documents you can print from within PowerPoint that include slide representations from your presentation. PowerPoint lets you include as many as 9 slides on each Handout page. Of course, with 9 slides on a page, your slides will look more like thumbnails. You can also choose to print just one slide on every handout page, so then your Handout pages will look like individual slides printed on a page.

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018, posted by Geetesh at 8:42 am

Many users are familiar with keyboard shortcuts for PowerPoint, yet there are no real shortcuts for tasks users need to perform all the time. This includes changing PowerPoint’s views or even aligning or reordering slide objects. Thankfully, there are many keyboard sequences that work for these tasks. Most sequences entail that you press two buttons, and then press a third button after a moment. So if the keyboard sequence is listed as Alt S > H, then you must press the Alt and S keys together, let go those two keys and then press the H key.

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Monday, February 5, 2018, posted by Geetesh at 2:55 pm

Each slide in your PowerPoint deck can have some notes associated with it, and these are placed in the Notes Pane area. Do you want to print all these slide notes? Yes, you can. However, very few people realize that you can print these notes in the form of a properly structured Notes Page. This might be among the least used PowerPoint options, but this certainly is among the most useful ones!

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Monday, January 29, 2018, posted by Geetesh at 1:04 pm

The Developer tab of the Ribbon is typically not visible within PowerPoint. To enable the Developer tab, you have to visit the PowerPoint Options dialog box. So why would you want to enable a tab that’s hidden by default? That’s because the Developer tab provides options that most PowerPoint users may not be aware of, and don’t typically use.

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Monday, January 22, 2018, posted by Geetesh at 4:31 pm

The Notes Page is one of ten views available in PowerPoint. This view shows you how your printed notes will appear. In this tutorial, we’ll explore this particular view for Notes Pages and learn about the benefits of this view. First of all, the Notes page shows the speaker notes that you add to the Notes pane for each slide. Moreover, then these speaker notes are visible in three distinct places within PowerPoint, depending on the view you choose.

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